Definition of Trillium erectum

1. Noun. Trillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirth.

Exact synonyms: Birthroot, Purple Trillium, Red Trillium
Generic synonyms: Trillium, Wake-robin, Wood Lily



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trillium Erectum

Trifolium stoloniferum
Triga
Trigla lucerna
Triglidae
Triglinae
Triglochin
Triglochin maritima
Trigonella
Trigonella foenumgraecum
Trigonella ornithopodioides
Trikala
Trikonasana
Trilisa
Trilisa odoratissima
Trilliaceae
Trillium erectum
Trillium recurvatum
Trillium sessile
Trimorphodon
Trimorphodon lambda
Trimox
Trimurti
Trina
Trinectes
Trinectes maculatus
Tring
Tringa flavipes
Tringa melanoleuca
Tringa nebularia
Tringa totanus

Literary usage of Trillium erectum

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"trillium erectum L. Sp. PI. 340. 1753. Stem stout, 8'-i6' high. Leaves very broadly rhombic, 3'-7' long, often as wide or wider, sessile, acuminate at the ..."

2. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"The action of erigeron canadensis and trillium erectum very much resembles each other ... trillium erectum is stimulant, tonic and astringent. Indications. ..."

3. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Salisb. paradis. 35. Upright Trillium. Nat. of North America. trillium erectum. Willden. sp. pi. 2. p. 271. Bo- tan, magaz. 470. Cult. ..."

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